Issue 1: Communicating with your studentsRead now
The announcement tool is an effective one to many communication tool designed for teaching staff to push notices to groups of students. This simple tool can play a vital role in your communication strategy.
The unit announcements appear on the homepage of a Blackboard unit. Some features of this tool include
- Selective date release including permanent posts
- Ability to add links to sections within the course
- Ability to send an email version of the announcement
Issue 1 of the PD blog takes a closer look at the Announcement Tool in Blackboard as an effective and strategic way to use broadcast messages.